The powerful warrior and tea master Furuta Oribe sent shockwaves through the refined wabi tea world of 16th century Japan with his introduction of brightly glazed ceramics in asymmetrical forms and lively geometric designs. Five centuries later, the spirited ceramics style that bears his name still retains its importance and enjoys great popularity within Japan's rich and fascinating pottery craft tradition.
Black Oribe bowl with irregular, undulating edge and pouring spout. Kuro, or black Oribe is created using an opaque black glaze containing iron. Hand painted design. Made in Japan.
7 1/4" w x 6 3/4" d x 2 1/4" h